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on roads near ponds and other bodies of water. >> now, is that really a good use of government money? steve leroy is a town supervisor. you can correct me on the pronunciation of your name, i'm sorry. he's in wayne county, new york. good to see you this morning. >> thanks for having me on. >> all right. so your area, you're too broke some say to fix the roads there. yet, you got these no -- watch out for the frogs street signs up there. how are you feeling about this? >> ok. it's true. i got the word about two weeks ago that new york state was in fact installing these signs. and like anyone else, i couldn't believe it. we're trying desperately to replace our infrastructure, roads, bridges, install water lines and this is what the folks down in albany send us. frog crossing signs. >> was there a laugh track in the envelope? here's what the new york parks department says about this. listen to this. there is concern over the well being of hundreds of frogs, turtles, snakes that cross the road. the hope is the motorists would be aware of the creatures crossing the road and drive cautiously as
was straying from their marriage. in another salacious twist, josh's father, steve powell, says that he had an intimate relationship with susan as well. susan's family says these are all lies. today, some of the 30 u.s. service members killed earlier this month when their chopper was shot down in afghanistan will be laid to rest. many of the dead were navy seals, part of that same unit that hunted down and killed usama bin laden. this afternoon's service will be held at arlington national cemetery. the names of those being memorialized and buried not yet, released for safety reasons, of course. an update on hawkeye, the dog who laid by his master's casket for the duration of the funeral. you can see this. hawkeye belonged to navy seal john hummelson, one of those troops killed in afghanistan and there is word this morning hawkeye now has a new home. one of petty officer's tummelson's friends is taking him in. you probably saw that video before our show if you were watching bill o'reilly. >> we had that yesterday morning. that was quite a story. >> let's talk politics now. the place, new ham
you right in the pocket. >> absolutely, steve. the medicare and social security is absolutely front and center in the senior community. when you think about the super committee making decisions that are going to affect us, we're highly concerned about the -- the integrity with which those decisions will be made. will they really understand the needs of the senior community? will they really be thinking about seniors as they create legislation? one of the things that -- the promises made in the election of campaign of 2008, was that legislation would be open and transparent. >> good one. >> and -- >> whatever happened to that? >> to be a part of that, you know, and quite frankly, what concerns me most of all through this whole process is everything has been behind closed doors. we have no idea what's going on. >> right, and in fact, the president signed the bill yesterday privately. a picture was released from the white house but there wasn't a big ceremony. chris, going forward, i know you feel that your former commander in chief let you down. how? >> well, i think that we've u
qaddafi is but we know the streets of tripoli are filled with rebels. what else can you tell us? >> steve, we just went down into the hotel lobby, the reporters are basically in the hotel where we've been for months trying to cover this conflict under heavy scrutiny and basically run into six armed men who say police officers are protecting the hotel but basically say we cannot leave. we're still waiting to go and do our jobs, get out on the streets and report these events. they are saying to us you can't leave and they're citing the fact that there's too many snipers in this area. i'll caution the figure of 95% of the army, 20% in pro government and pro qaddafi hands still including that compound you spoke of which is no more than, you know, a kilometer, half a kilometer behind the hotel where, you know, there's still some holdouts putting up stiff resistance there so right now, we're caught between the lines but we're hoping, you know, that some short time, we can actually get out and start looking and speaking to the people and find out what's going on here. >> how did this go from a s
to a lot of devastation, unfortunately. >> steve, will you lend gretchen your plane next time? >> i'll lend her my lack of electricity. now day five no electricity in our house. >> me, too. >> i got it back last night. you are welcome to a sleepover. i have a blow up mattress. >> i have the one flashlight i've been using it for five days, shaved with it this morning. >> we have so many trees down, i have no idea when power will be restored. stay tuned for next week. headlines for this wednesday, the latest on the aftermath from hurricane irene. u.s. blackhawk helicopters delivering much needed supplies to people in vermont this morning. more than a dozen towns left stranded because roads and bridges are washed out. the situation just as dire in new jersey. towns near the passaic river being evacuated as floodwaters continue to rise. some people being rescued by boat from their homes. >> i know people in the communities that i visited say wayne and fairfield have dealt with something like this before. but this is the worst that any of them have seen. i saw just extraordinary despair
newschannel debate in ames, iowa, ahead of the straw poll that's going to happen this weekend. steve brown is on the campus of iowa state university, bright and early this morning, you're on central time, steve. welcome and good morning. >> we are. >> good morning and go cyclones! good morning, gretchen, steve, peter, you need an actual a full inhale before you say the name of tonight's debate is the fox news washington examiner republican party of iowa republican candidates debate. and that takes a full breath but if you're going to take a look at the combatants in this particular debate, let's talk about first the arguably the candidate that has been most in the move in the polls and that would be michelle bachmann. you could argue that based on her performances in the two nationally televised debates so far, that has helped propel michelle bachmann up into the top tier of the presidential candidates for the g.o.p. now, it is interesting in that we've got to debate and then we've got an actual measurable event coming up on saturday which is the straw poll and the chairman of the state p
to break right now. let's go over to steve and peter for another segment. >> thanks so much, gretch. he's very clear they're not going to tolerate anything over there. a turbulent stock market and a struggling economy has many americans and even the mainstream media, the mainstream media now questioning president obama. >> if i don't have this done in three years, then there's going to be a one term proposition. >> there you are, mr. axelrod, that was the president at the start. we're getting right up to that three year point. is this going to be a one term presidency? >> i think the question is what this election -- first of all, let's -- let's certify that we have -- we're in a different place than we were the day he did that interview. >> we are. things are worse. >> things are worse. he's right. is the mainstream media now souring on the president? joining us now is l.a. times columnist andrew malcolm. good morning. >> good morning, how are you today? >> fine, how would you answer that question? is the mainstream media now souring on the president? in the wake of what's gone on
bit about steve jobs as well. huge news. he put out a letter announcing his resignation. it's hard to overstate the impact this guy has had on computing and music. he changed the music business. on film with pixar, on marketing, on retail experience. this guy is a giant in american history. >> no, i think that, you know, we use the term giant too loosely. there's clearly giants and then there's giants. i think he falls in the real giant category because he impacted american culture and world culture. what he did, the technology and as you say music, it transformed how we deal with information. it transformed culture at so many different levels. he changed the face of the earth in how people relate to each other. he will go down in history as a real, real giant and deservingly so. >> he said in a statement, if there was a time i could no longer meet my duties i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come. s.e., he touched every part of our lives. >> i think when we all heard he had pancreatic cancer, we saw the writing on the walls. we knew this day would co
. tonight, correspondent steve brown looks at what has changed for president since then. and what has not. >> iowa launched barack obama. he won the democratic caucuse caucuses, breezed to take the state in the general election. >> obama for america. >> looking ahead to 2012. >> at the end of the day, the field organization wins these things. it always is. it always has been. it always will be. >> the ace up the president's sleeve in iowa is organization. the huge crowds of three years ago were the result of a large and deep operation, much of which still exist. plus. >> we still got the 35,000 vote edge over the republicans. >> but that's down substantially from the 110,000 register voter edge democrats had in 2008. >> that is putting a chill down the side of david axelrod and the gang in chicago. iowa is competitive territory. >> on the marquee campaign issue of jobs, iowa unemployment is 6%, lower than the national average of 9.1%. the state lost over 21,000 manufacturerring job since the 2008 election. that economic unease was a factor in the 2010 gubernatorial race. >> i defeated inc
: barak, california. gaithersburg, maryland. republican, steve. caller: looking forward to reading the book. i have to tell you as a moderate republican, i thought cheney was a good congressman. i thought he was a fantastic secretary of defense and the gulf war and i would argue one of the worst vice-president we have ever had. very disappointed. i voted first term for him, and the second, unfortunately because of him. i will be interested to read his book to see what his take is. so far from what you have been reading from the reviews, this seems like a guy who was always good and blaming everybody else for failures of the bush administration. host: go ahead. finish up, steve. caller: when of the previous callers -- we are entitled to our own opinions and not entitled to our own facts. the iraq war when it comes to the facts, i have yet to see facts about weapons of mass destructions. i still think we should have gone in regardless. but a previous caller, a fellow republican, the valerie plame story, that there was no connection between him. you can stretch and say there was no di
out for the good sound bite. conspondant steve brown as the blow by bloww. [applause] >>reporter: less than two days before the iowa straw poll bachmann and pawlenty went at it. >> it is an unkiss putable fact in congress her record of accomplishments and results are nonexistent. >> when you were governor in minnesota you implemented cap and trade. >> she fought for less government spen we got more. led the effort against obama care and we got it. led the effort against tarp. >> i gave them a run for the money. cap and trade, i was there giving speaker pelosi a run for her money. >> those were far from the debate fireworks. gingrich bristled if his campaign was a mess. >> i would love to see the rest of tonight's debate asking us what what to do about america about a president who failed to lead instead of mickey mouse gangs. >> he got buzz including blogers most of which called gingrich a winner and helped himself. but the sentiment was not unanimous . one said he shot himself in the foot . pros sanction candidate got into it with ron paul. >> iran is a counselry that is at war with u
with steve harrigan live in tripoli where it's just after midnight. good morning, steve. >> bret, the city of tripoli is once again rocking with the sound of gunfire. all day long we saw and heard young men, who of whom have been fighting the gaddafi regime for six months, firing up in the air. now through the night it's the same stair. antiaircraft gun firing in celebration as well. this is despite the fact there remains much fighting still to be done. >> fighting continues in pockets in tripoli. intensifying throughout the day. by gaddafi's come pound that rebels captured yesterday. inside of the compound is ransacked. debris left similar to that, littering the streets around the city. proregime snipers targeted the road leading to tripoli's airport. while rebels manned various check points throughout the city, performing searches on vehicles. as rebels push ahead, the international focus turns to a humanitarian mission. unfreezing libyan access to aid those affected by months of brutal fighting. meanwhile, dozens of international journalist held captive in a hotel for five days by the g
promising candidacies. at state fair in des moines tonight a longtime conservative activist steve and our chief political correspondent, candy crowley. candy, i want to start with you and, yes, i want to start with the not so surprised visit i will call of sarah palin. she section, oh, shucks, go pay attention to the others but she was clearly, clearly tried to say, i'm still here. >> reporter: yes. and, as a matter of fact, a long time observer of iowa, he knows a few things about iowa politics and he said listen, i think she's going to get in. i mean, why else would you show up here? i'd only say to that, because right now sarah palin's job basically is, you know, speeches and raising money for her pact and staying visible certainly helps that. but she gives out all of the signals that she's going to run and that she sure is thinking about it. i think most of the betting is that she won't but she likes to leave that door open for a lot of reasons, i think. >> steve scheffler i know that you were watching last night and one of the big dynamics is the minnesota governor tim pawlenty needs
. >> thanks joanne. thank you for the call. we'll go on to steve in reno, nevada. independent line. go ahead, steve. steve, you on the air? we'll try one more time for steve. we'll go to darlene, dayton, ohio. democrats line, go ahead. one more time for darlene. caller: i am darlene. host: go ahead. caller: i am about a c-span viewer. what i'd like to say is i've watched a lot of what's going on c-span and i've heard no one, i mean absolutely no one talk about jobs. all they are doing is simply bashing our president. i would like to hear someone say something about what's going on. i look at the crowd in this audience, and i'm sure i can atest to the fact that the majority of the people there are as much out of work as i am. how they can sit there and bash the president when they are as much out of work as i am, i do not understand it. i don't understand. why can't they come together? why can't we do something to help the american people? myself included. host: darlene, thanks for the call. what do you take away? caller: the first caller raised a good point which is there are other candidate
'll call the straw poll. they say it's a circus, looks like fun. steve brown is there live in ames and we've got to ask you, steve. what have you sampled? it's a political carnival. the only place i can think of where you can sign a wind blade from one of the huge wind turbines, energy generating turbines. and that's here and folks that generate electricity make the turbines, want to tell folks, hey, we would like the attention of voters as well. this is the line to get into the beef sundays offered by the michele bachmann campaign. some of them have been in line 45 minutes and that's an indication of not only perhaps how good the sundae is about you how big the draw in her particular tent. by the way, is air conditioned. that's an air conditioned tent up over that way. michele bachmann is in line to be a traditional winner. at least a favorite to come out on top in terms of the vote total when all of these folks get done voting by the end of the day and the polls close at four o'clock central time and that will be five o'clock eastern. but rick santorum also has an opportunity to win and
street journal and editor. dan, and columnist mary ogradey and steve moore. mary annie, are we headed for another recession? >> i wish i knew. on the one side, you have a lot of talk about what glate shape corporate balance sheets are in. but the national fed federation of business. >> that is the small businesses. >> it declined for the fifth month in a row and 10 percent of the small business owners said that only 10 percent expected an increase in employment and 11 percent said they expected to have fewer workers over the next 3months. small business is such a key to the health of the economy that if the small business sector is so negative, it is not a good sign about the health of the recovery. >> steve comparison with 2008, are all over the place. are we better or worse off going into thoo recession? >> i don't think it is 2008 again. i believe what is happening with the u.s. economy is a repudiation of obama nomics. virtually everything that obama has done with the respect to the economy is negative in my opinion and led to more unemployment. this is a repudiation of the econom
moments ago cnn confirmed that steve jobs has resigned as apple's ceo, its chief operation officer tim cook is taking over. our poppy harlow of cnnmoney join us now with the very latest details. poppy, at the crux of this, this may be a sad story about a man who is too ill to carry on, we don't know, because we have been told that he will still have a big function in the company, but what can you tell us about this and what it may mean for the apple brand? >> absolutely, candy. it's important to note that the letter that steve jobs just issued to the apple board of directors and the apple community, that is who he sent it to, it's very short, and he said, i hereby resign as ceo of apple. and he said i would like to serve as the board sees fit as chairman of the board, director and -- as chairman of the board, so he's saying that he would like to stay on. clearly if you read through the lines, there are concerns about what does this mean for steve jobs' health. you remember he was diagnosed with cancer a while ago, that he took a leave of absence. he then came back to apple. he took a s
. >>> and steve jobs steps down as the head of apple. a visionary for decades who turned his company into the most valuable in the world. what's the impact of his resignation? >>> it's thursday, august 25th, 2011, and this is "the daily rundown." i'm chris cillizza in for chuck todd. >>> also this morning, we have new poll numbers that show rick perry way out in front. and that jon huntsman factor, what's behind the unexpected moves by the former utah governor. >>> but we begin with the monster storm that is bearing down on the east coast. hurricane irene is packing winds of 115 miles per hour and it could spell big trouble for the mid-atlantic and new england. nbc meteorologist bill karins joins us now. bill, where is this storm heading? >> it's heading right for eastern north carolina. that's the first stop. good morning to you, chris, and everyone else. if you're just joining us what has changed from last night is that it no longer appears that the storm has any chance of harmlessly going out to sea. we'll get hit on the east coast, the only question is what will the intensity of irene be and t
griffin monitoring the developments from the pentagon. but we begin with correspondent steve harrigan live in zentan, south of tripoli. good evening. >> reporter: right now they say that muammar gaddafi is still inside the country of libya but not saying specific whereabouts. it's unclear where he is. the latest unconfirmed reports have him heading to algeria. we spent 11 12 hours with rebels on the way to the capital with the special help from nato, high-tech help, rebel fighters in the capital say they need at this point is gasoline. we're going with a 5,000 gallon gas tanker to help supply rebels in their fight. one of the key weapon in the battle is a pickup truck used to mount vehicle and move the troops around. finally over the past 24 hours with the rebel officials we notice a sea change in mood. just 24 hours ago there was a sense of jubilation, ecstasy, the rumors they captured gaddafi and walked in tripoli and would take the capital. that has changed dramatically with the push back by the government forces. and the ensuing casualties there is a sense here of real momentum and it'
, rebels putting a $2 million bounty on qaddafi's head. steve harrigan is streaming live from tripoli. steve, any word on qaddafi? >> reporter: gregg, right now, unk*frpl dollars reports -- unconfirmed reports saying qaddafi and two of his sons are surrounded an an apartment building near tripoli near the colonel's compound. fighting is going on there and keep in mind there's been a real credibility gap from both sides so this information is unconfirmed as of now. the hunt for qaddafi is intense, it is continuing, british officials have just said that nato assets are being used, intelligence gathering assets in hunt for qaddafi, but no confirmation that he is in fact surrounded at this point inside a group of apartments in tripoli. as that hunt goes on, the celebrations across the city of tripoli are continuing. >> they arrived in homemade vehicles, homemade weapons, the fire was in the air, rocket launchers, antiair craft guns. women, men and children enjoy the show, some cover their ears, but the message, expressed, guns, cars, anything at hand, it's clear, we've won the war. >> we'
day? we take an early look at the markets as we get up in your business this morning. steve sedgwick is live in london this morning. inside the most recent fed meeting what can we expect from this meeting? >> the u.s. futures for the dow which had a great rally over the last five or six sessions is taking it further away from what is near flat line performance for the year as of yesterday's close. we want to know just what the fomc is thinking, is there more quantitative easing during qe3 and how bad did they assess the state of the economy. the consumer confidence comes out hot on the heels of the best consumer spending figures we saw yesterday for around five months but it was across the board a really good rally yesterday the dow rallying over 200 points, not only on that consumer spending figure but also on the fact that hurricane irene was less damaging to a lot of metropolitan areas than many had feared and as such the insurers of travelers and the rest of the financial sector also had a very good run but a lot of expectation about the fomc and the confidence figure. >> steve t
for deportation. critics call this backdoor amnesty that has not gone through congress. bring in the panel. steve hayes, for stand stand. arn"weeklystandard." nina easton. and charles krauthammer. >> one thing, this reflects a political calculation, a realistic calculation by the president. the approval ratings are kind of falling like untethered elevator at this point. he is in the doghouse with the latino voters. he came in with the expectation there would be some level of immigration reform. instead what he focused on is deportation to tune of 400,000 a year. that has the lay te know community extremely angry. so he is moving, i think moving toward the policy. yes, it's a backdoor policy. i think that the problem with it is that it misses the component when you leave people here, it misses the component of amnesty, which most of the public supports, which earning your way here. it's too bad that the political atmosphere became so poisonous over this question of path to citizen, by the way, three-quarters of the american people supports that we, the he is not going through the front door with t
as she is on the edges of it. >> greta: fox news alert. apple's sew steve jobs is stepping down. -- crowe steve jobs stepping down. in 2004 jobs was diagnosed with a fair form of pancreatic cancer in 2009 he underwent a liver transplant this past january he took a medical leave. who will fill his giant shoes? chief operating officer tim cook. jobs will still be active as chairman of the board. >> straight ahead, chaos is seizing libya, four journalists kidnapped. their driver executed. >> who has control of libya's stockpile of mustard gas, sarin gas and where is gadhafi? we take you there live, next. >> governor rick perry has news. we'll tell with you what he just did. >> the u.s. just shutdown is 30-year-old space shuttle program. wait until you see what russia is doing this is unleave able. ♪ ♪ i'd do anything for you dear ♪ anytng cause you mean everything to me ♪ ♪ i'd know that i'd go anywhere ♪ ♪ for your smile ♪ anywhere ♪ yes i'd do anything ♪ anything for you ♪ a living, breathing intelligence that's helpi drive the future of business. in here, inventory c
in the capital, tripoli. he made the statement over the broadcast radio. right now, we will hear about what steve forbes, the president and ceo of forbes magazine, thinks about the economy. of washington journal" continues. host: on the screen is steve forbes, president and ceo of " forbes." two-time candidate for president. the headline out washington -- deficit hole will remain gaping, according to the cbo. what do you make on the latest news on the economy? guest: well, it is obviously disappointing. i think the u.s. economy is doing better than expected in the second half. not quite as pessimistic as others. steel orders are up, rail traffic is up and durable goods orders are up -- that news came out yesterday. equivalent to an automobile, 10 miles an hour in the first half and now going about 30 or 35 miles in the second half when we should be on an open highway doing 70 or 75 miles an hour. we are moving but at a very glacial pace given the severity of a recession. usually out of a sharp downturn we get a sharp upturn. we have not had that here. host: unemployment is going to be -- remain u
that could make your neighborhood better and bring america back. and abc's steve osunsami decided to go out and see the process in action. >> have you got the numbers on it yet? >> reporter: they're the type of young business people that could help end the foreclosure crisis in america. dane and his sister-in-law have bought eight foreclosed homes this year for pennies on the dollar. and turnedd them into rentals. this one cost them just $22,000. after $15,000 in upgrades and a month of hard work, it was transformed. next week they plan to rent to it family in need. >> if the government would get involved and offer more affordable finance options, it would make things easier. >> probably take 50% to 75% of the properties off the market within a year or two. >> reporter: washington is listening closely. deciding this week to find new ways to make it easier for investors to buy up the country's 500,000 distressed properties. they're looking at tax breaks. helping investors get better financing. making sure there are families ready to trent homes investors purchase. the biggest idea, making it
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